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The Not-Quite Antihero of Mad Men

The Not-Quite Antihero of Mad Men

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The Toad Detour

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9 Things Lawyers Look for When Picking a Jury

Jessica Hullinger

The History of the White House Easter Egg Roll

Stacy Conradt

On April 6, most of us will be filling our lunch bags with egg salad sandwiches and wondering if Cadbury eggs count as a healthy breakfast.

16 Famous Authors’ Tips for Writing Better Poetry

Caitlin Schneider

The elusive art of poetry isn’t so hard to master if you know how to set the stage. Here are a few handy rituals from some of history’s greatest poets.

14 Things You Didn’t Know About the 'Mona Lisa'

Kristy Puchko

Her tricky smile and timeless allure have inspired academic study and artistic emulation for more than five centuries. But the story of this perplexing portrait is even richer than it looks.

16 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in April

Hannah Keyser

There's plenty to celebrate this month, even if you don't like jelly beans or pranks.

How Houston's Neighborhoods Got Their Names

Keith Plocek

15 Things You Didn’t Know About 'The Godfather'

Sean Hutchinson

Leave the gun, take these facts about Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece adaptation of Mario Puzo’s gangster novel.

57 Amazing Facts From Our Instagram

Store these away for future trivia nights.

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Tabasco Sauce

Roma Panganiban

The little glass bottle is a staple on restaurant tables, but how much do you really know about the ubiquitous pepper sauce?

15 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Legend of Zelda'

Michael Arbeiter

Even if you spent hours with the iconic gold cartridge loaded into your NES, you can probably still learn a few things about Link’s epic adventure.

Revisiting the First 'Trial of the Century,' 215 Years Later

Jennifer M Wood

In 1800, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr—history’s most famous frenemies—teamed up to get Levi Weeks acquitted of murder.

Medieval Medicine Could Help Fight Superbug MRSA

Hannah Keyser

A 1000-year-old recipe translated from Old English proves effective at killing MRSA.

Egypt’s First Great Female Pharaoh

Mark Mancini

The Missing Links: They're Back

Colin Patrick

Raise a Glass to Pure Water

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